XML DOM replaceData() Method


CDATA Object Reference CDATA Object

Definition and Usage

The replaceData() method replaces data in a CDATA node.

Syntax

CDATANode.replaceData(start,length,string)

Parameter Description
start Required. Specifies where to begin replacing characters. Start value starts at zero
length Required. Specifies how many characters to replace
string Required. Specifies the string to insert

Example

The following code fragment loads "books_cdata.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and replace "Stunning" with "Fantastic" in the CDATA node of the first <html> element:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books_cdata.xml");

x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("html")[0].childNodes[0];

x.replaceData(3,8,"Fantastic");
document.write(x.nodeValue);

Output:

Fantastic!

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CDATA Object Reference CDATA Object

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